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B Period Log Q3

Assignment Log

Teacher

Period

 

Course Name

Semester/Quarter

Ms. Gadzera

 B

 

 Making Mobile Apps

Spring 2014/Quarter 3

 

 

 

 

 Day

Date Assigned

 

 Assignment Information

Thurs

1/30

7

Welcome to Class!
  • Handout: Getting to Know You/Ms. Gadzera's AUP
  • Read and signed the AUP
  • Handout:  Beginning Semester Scorecard
  • Create a gmail account.
  • Email Ms. Gadzera
  • Change desktop on PC side
  • Locked Computer 

Fri

1/31

1

  • Handout:  Folder
  • Handout: Index Card
  • Make index card pass
  • Presentation on Business Technology Electives Offered 

Mon

2/3

2

  • Make your first app!
  • http://appinventor.mit.edu/explore/get-started.html
  • Review Setup instructions for your HOME computer
  • Read Designer and Blocks Editor Overview
  • Beginner Tutorial #1  TalkToMe Text-to-Speech App
    • Video demo
    • Written instructions available
    • Complete in class

Tues

2/4

3

  •  Beginner Tutorial #3 Ball Bounce App
    • Put your last name after the project name
    • Video demo
    • Written instructions available
    • Complete in class
    • Save as .apk and email to Ms. G

Wed

2/5 ER

4

Snow day

Thurs

2/6

5

  • Handout: Syllabus
  • Handout: Level Contract
  • Turn in level contract tomorrow - even though we don't have class   
  • Discussed meeting with tech
    • 2 tablets that connect via WiFi to test apps
    • Do not connect your device to a computer due to risk of transferring files and becoming public

Fri

2/7

6

Rotation    

Mon

2/10

7

Beginner Tutorial #4 DigitalDoodle

  • Put your last name after the project name
  • Video demo
  • Written instructions available
  • Complete in class
  • Save as .apk and email to Ms. G

If you haven't done Beginner Tutorial #2 Extended Talk To Me App - Shake!, do that today. 

  • Put your last name after the project name
  • Video demo
  • Written instructions available
  • Complete in class
  • Save as .apk and email to Ms. G

Tues

2/11

1

 Complete 1st 4 tutorials      

Wed

2/12

2

Complete 1st 4 tutorials    

Thurs

2/13

3

Snow day    

Fri

2/14

4

  • Mole Mash App
  • http://www.appinventor.org/MoleMash2   

Mon

2/17

 

    Vacation

Tues

2/18

 

    Vacation

Wed

2/19

 

    Vacation

Thurs

2/20

 

    Vacation

Fri

2/21

 

    Vacation

Mon

2/24

5

  • Mole Mash
  • Honors: above and check email

Tues

2/25

6

   Rotation     

Wed

2/26

7

  • MoleMash
  • Package and email to me when you are finished.
  • Test apps on tablet

Thurs

2/27

1

  • Test apps on tablet

Fri

2/28

2

  • Test apps on tablet

Mon

3/3

3

Tues

3/4

4

  • Soundboard Lastname
  • Save with last name
  • Enter Soundboard lastname as the Screen 1 title
  • Test app in emulator
  • Package and email to me when you are finished.

Wed

3/5 ER

5

  •  Finish Soundboard App

Thurs

3/6

6

  •   Rotation      

Fri

3/7

7

  •      Finish soundboard app

Mon

3/10

1

Tues

3/11

2

     Finish outlining Understanding an Apps Architecture

Wed

3/12

3

  • Discuss priorities:  class and classwork and paying attention. Not phones, music, talking, headphones, virtual business or work for another class.

Elementary School App

  • In teams, create a game app for elementary school students on one of the following topics:
  • Numbers 1-10
  • Alphabet first 10 letters
  • Geometry/Shapes 10
  • Solar System 10 parts
  • Another topic with Ms. G's approval
  • App must have functionality. User must press something to play sound, display text, match, etc.

Thurs

3/13

4

  • Elementary School app

Fri

3/14

5

  • Teams demontrate Elementary School apps to our class

Mon

3/17

6

  •  Rotation     

Tues

3/18

7

  • Finish demonstration of Elementary School apps to our class

Wed

3/19

1

  • Download, read and outline Chapter 15
  • Must be outlined in Google Drive Document. Share with me.
  • I must be able to see your revision history and comment.
  • Load all apps onto the device that has been assigned to you.

Thurs

3/20

2

  • Finish outlining Chapter 15.
  • Load all apps onto the device that has been assigned to you.

Fri

3/21

3

  • Last day to submit Chapter 15.
  • Load all apps onto the device that has been assigned to you.

Mon

3/24

4

  • Paint Pot 1
    • Save as PaintPot1_lastname
    • Your app must meet all the criteria for 100%.
  • Paint Pot 2
    • Save as PaintPot2_lastname
    • Your app must meet all the criteria for 100%.

Tues

3/25

5

New Procedure

  • TEST apps on tablet by connecting via wi-fi. 
  • INSTALL apps on tablet only after they work.
  • CREATE FOLDER on home screen. Date Initials 325KG
Upload Paint Pot 1 and Paint Pot 2

Wed

3/26

6

  • Rotation     

Thurs

3/27

7

  • Review Ch 14 and 15 outlines

Fri

3/28

1

  • Demo Paint Pot 1 and Paint Pot 2 for Ms. G via emulator and LanSchool
  • Demo any missing apps via emulator and LanSchool

Mon

3/31

2

  • Magic 8 Ball App
    • Save as M8B_initials.  M8B_KG
    • Change Screen1 to M8B_initials
    • Must complete all steps for M8B 1 and 2. Stop when you get to Challenge 1. 
    • TEST app on tablet by connecting via wi-fi. 
    • INSTALL apps on tablet only after they work.
    • Create a shortcut on the tablet home screen.
    • IF INSTALLING MORE THAN ONE APP FOR ME TO GRADE, CREATE FOLDER on home screen. Date Initials 331KG

Tues

4/1

3

  • Finish Magic 8 Ball App from yesterday

Wed

4/2 ER

4

Pic Call

  • Save as PicCall_initials.  PicCall_KG
  • Change Screen1 to PicCall_initials
  • Must complete all steps including enhancements.
  • TEST app on tablet by connecting via wi-fi.  This app may not work. 
  • INSTALL apps on tablet AND email me your source code.
  • Create a shortcut on the tablet home screen.
  • IF INSTALLING MORE THAN ONE APP FOR ME TO GRADE, CREATE FOLDER on home screen. Date Initials 331KG

Get the Gold

  • Save as GTG_initials.  GTG_KG
  • Change Screen1 to GTG_initials
  • Must complete all steps.
  • TEST app on tablet by connecting via wi-fi. 
  • INSTALL app on tablet only after it works.
  • Create a shortcut on the tablet home screen.
  • IF INSTALLING MORE THAN ONE APP FOR ME TO GRADE, CREATE FOLDER on home screen. Date Initials 331KG

Mole Mash 2

  • Save as MoleM2_initials.  MoleM2_KG
  • Change Screen1 to MoleM2_initials
  • Must complete all steps and ALL variations.
  • TEST app on tablet by connecting via wi-fi. 
  • INSTALL app on tablet only after it works.
  • Create a shortcut on the tablet home screen.
  • IF INSTALLING MORE THAN ONE APP FOR ME TO GRADE, CREATE FOLDER on home screen. Date Initials 331KG

Thurs

4/3

5

  • Honors:  Discuss Week 1-2 honors assignment
  • Continue yesterday's assignment.

Fri

4/4

6

 Rotation       

Mon

4/7

7

  • Continue last Wednesday's assignment
  • Quarter 3 reflection - check your email

Tues

4/8

1

App Challenge - Educational Game

Use the code you learned in Magic 8 Ball and Mole Mash 1 and 2 to create an educational game that helps students practice something they are learning.  It can be for any grade level.  Individuals and teams of 2 only.  It must have the following:

  • Educational tasks
  • Point structure for correct and incorrect answers
  • Difficulty/speed increases/decreases based on points earned/lost

Wed

4/9

2

Discuss possibilities and limitations of class.

Finish apps before App Challenge.  App Challenge moved to Quarter 4.

Ask Chris N., Lemons, Kenny for help on Mole Mash 2 Variations